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Jiga tepe

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified May 14, 2019 09:21 AM History
A site located in Balkh Province, east of Dilbarjin. The material observed at the site dates to the Hellenistic, Kushan, and Early Sasanian periods.

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See Further:

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 98 G1 Jiga tepe

W. Ball observes that this site begins as a circular fortification wall with towers that may surround a temple. Following destruction and abandonment, it was eventually reoccupied by mudbrick building of the Kushan period, Its final phase was as a wealthy house.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Jiga tepe, AFG

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St J. Simpson, F. Hiebert, P.L. Kohl, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Jiga tepe: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 25 September 2023]

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